When tech converges and patents overlap

A 'cross-pollination' of ideas and technologies within the autonomous vehicles market is complicating the process of patenting creations

Should AI own their own IP?

When artificial intelligence is deemed the source of a new idea or creation, it causes a legal grey area over ownership rights that will only become harder to define in the future

Why the current patent system doesn’t work for tech

‘Does the idea of a 20-year patent term still match the pace of technological and commercial development?’

How video games are pushing the boundaries of IP law

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Video games are a fast-moving medium, so much so that they’re outpacing some aspects of copyright law

Five trends shaping the global IP landscape

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From efforts to take down online fakes to political posturing over China’s approach to intellectual property rights, here are some of the major issues affecting the world of IP

Should trademarks be at the heart of your brand strategy?

As arguably the most important assets a company can own, protecting trademarks must lie at the heart of a successful brand strategy

Five ways cyberattacks can damage company value

The potential impact of cyberattacks on company value continues to be misunderstood by many business leaders and finance professionals. So, while financial audits are regulated, why is cyber-risk still largely ignored and underplayed?

Why the patents system needs a revamp

Lack of a universal patent system to protect intellectual property leaves innovating companies open to potentially ruinous infringements